A FROG IN A WELL, NEVER KNOWS THE VAST OCEAN – Utada Hikaru, Kuroda Seiki and Naoshi Koriyama: creative Japan eggs in a travel basket.

Fighting loneliness, between coral walls, to discover Japanese creativity. In each village, a distinct identity still manages to mix in with standard Japanese. It takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach Kikajima http://kic-update.com/en/travel/kikaijima/ you can take a flight from Haneda Airport to Kagoshima, and then transfer onto a local plane to Kikai Airport. About 1,300 kilometers from Tokyo, in …

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A LOAF OF POETRY – Naoshi Koriyama / From opposite sides of the globe, nurturing a lifelong friendship.

Growing a shy, lonely person, being so far away from home. A native of the subtropical Amami Islands, between mainland Japan and Taiwan. In 2011, he published his first volume entirely in Japanese. His interest in poetry came from using it as a tool to combat his feelings of loneliness. Member Poetry Society Japan, Japanese English language educator and poet, …

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